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Advice and Support Officer - Care Leavers Project - EXPIRED

Job Title Advice and Support Officer - Care Leavers Project - EXPIRED
Contract Type Permanent
Location City of London, London
Salary £25625 per annum
Job Published 06 Jul 2015
REF J52261HM
Contact Name TPP Social Care & Housing
Contact Email

Job Description - EXPIRED

TPP's client are looking for an Advice and Support Officer to work with young female care leavers, aged 18 to 25 who have been in care and are seeking expert help in finding work.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience of dealing with vulnerable women to deliver a brand new outreach programme. Your role will involve providing clear and effective advice to care leavers and support them in overcoming their barriers to employment. You will work closely with our Care Leavers Recruitment Consultant who will responsible for placing candidates into jobs.

You will be required to build and maintain long-term professional relationships with candidates and ensure that they are supported throughout their journey to employment. You will need to be absolutely committed to these relationships, and be resilient enough to coach them into their challenging transition into work.

Many of the candidates that work with this client have criminal convictions, have experienced sexual and domestic abuse, and may have suffered negative experiences of working with support services. To succeed in this job, it is essential that applicants are approachable, non-judgemental and excellent at communicating.

If you feel that you have the skills required and are interested in applying for this position, please email your CV to, or call the Social care Team on 020 7198 6070.

TPP is committed to equal opportunities and actively encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We shortlist based on competencies and not on race, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.

Ref: EXPIRED - J52261HM | Published: 06th Jul 2015